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Experience Geocaching with the eXplorist GC from Magellan #MommyMomentGifts #Giveaway {CAN Only} {$149 value}

Have you heard of the hobby geocaching?

Geocaching is described as:

Geocaching (pronounced geo-cashing) is like a high-tech outdoor scavenger hunt, searching for hidden objects by using Global Positioning System (GPS) coordinates posted on the Internet.

With the eXplorist GC from Magellan you can be introduced to a premium geocaching experience!

The eXplorist GC

The eXplorist GC comes with the most popular geocaches pre-loaded and connects to geocaching.com.  There you have a FREE 30-day membership to learn how to use your eXplorist GC as well as enjoy the geocaching experience.

With more than one million caches to search worldwide, you will never run out of fun places to visit.  Searching for the right cache is made easy by simply setting your search preferences by: nearest, name, type, date, or geocache ID.

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To help you with all your geocaching adventures, the eXplorist GC comes with helpful hardware features:

  • The vibrant color screen is allows for the best readability in direct sunlight.
  • To hone in on the exact location of a cache, the SiRFstarIII GPS chipset provides a 10-foot accuracy reading.
  • The GC is powered by 2 AA batteries that can run your unit for 18 hours of usage so you are sure to not drain your batteries during your geocaching adventure.
  • To keep your new toy safe in the outdoors, the eXplorist GC is rugged, waterproof, and submersible (IPX-7).

The eXplorist GC will also keep track of all your geocaching fun.  It will keep records of how long it took you to find each cache, the number of geocaches found and type of geocaches found.

Check out our full review of the eXplorist HERE.

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1 Canadian Mommy Moment reader will WIN a Magellan eXplorist GC valued at $149!!

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Comments

  1. Lee-Ann Sleegers says:

    We haven’t been geocaching yet but it on the list of father daughter dates for 2013.

  2. I’ve never been on a geo-cache before

  3. No I have never been on one, but it sounds fun
    thanks

  4. Not yet – but with three small boys I think it would be a blast!

  5. Catherine Brown says:

    love this item

  6. I’ve never been but am super curious!

  7. Cheryl Grandy says:

    I’ve never been geo-caching, but my husband has expressed interest and my 19 year old son would probably love trying it.

  8. Anne Taylor says:

    I haven’t, but my daughter and her children have!

  9. Maegan Morin says:

    I have been on a couple geo cache expeditions before but I have never really found anything good. Just log books :(

  10. have never done it but it interests me

  11. There’s a book geo-cache by our house that we did once. It was a lot of fun. Would like to do more. This looks like an awesome tool for that. Ours was finicky.

  12. No, I have never been on a geo-cache before.

  13. This would be so neat, we’ve never done this and i know my family would love it.

  14. Carol Denny says:

    I have never done it

  15. I haven’t geocached, because I don’t have a GPS. I’d love to try!

  16. I have never been on a geo-cache, but it sounds like fun.

  17. bina edwards says:

    nope, never but I’m the type when we go to the lake I am always looking for rocks

  18. I have never been on a geo-cache.

  19. No, I have never been on a geo-cache

  20. Victoria Ess says:

    I’ve never done it before

  21. stephen k says:

    I haven’t been, but would like to try it

  22. Never – sounds interesting though.

  23. I’ve been geocaching only once. I just had my baby boy and we strolled alot so I borrowed my borther’s GPS and we tried it in our area. We found a box where you take a keychain and leave on in exchange. It was pretty fun.

  24. No our family has never done it but we would love to try.

  25. I haven’t, but now that my kids are older it sure sounds like fun!

  26. I live for random adventures, and I would like to share this love with my child. What better way to do that than with a set of coordinates from a geocache adventure!?!?! I haven’t tried it yet, we think we stumbled upon a cache once but weren’t actively participating.

  27. My dad and step-mom geocache all the time. I went with them on a cache hunt once when I was 7 months pregnant. It was quite interesting. They have even done hunts during the night using reflectors in the trees and get a whole bunch of geocaching enthusiasts together to do it. They have a blast. I would love to win one of these so we can go out searching for caches ourselves.

  28. haven’t tried yet but sounds like fun with the kids!

  29. never been

  30. Doris Calvert says:

    Used it once on a scavenger hunt

  31. heard alot about it but never actually been. Would really like to get into doing it.

  32. I have always wanted to try one of these devices. My BF, his son and I LOVE beachcombing and exploring forests. I would love to have an eXplorist GC so that we could get into Geocaching together.

  33. Cathy Richards says:

    I have never been GeoCaching, but it is something I have always wanted to try. I know my kids would have a ball!

  34. I never have, but my brother does it.. this would be great for him!

  35. we’ve been but our cell phones didnt do a great job so we didnt actually find them :( this would eb awesome since we plan to go again this summer!

  36. wendy hutton says:

    heard about it but never seen one

  37. Camille Klassen says:

    I have never tried Geocaching but it sounds like a lot of fun!

  38. Amy Bailor says:

    Hope to win this for my hubby. Never used this type, only car one…

  39. Christy Martin says:

    I have never heard or seen one. Sounds like fun though!

  40. I didn’t even know what that was! Needless to say found nothing….

  41. I have never gone geocaching, but have wanted to take my boys for an adventure. This would be great to have!

  42. I have never done it but see it going on all over the place and had inquired into what the boxes and directions were when we were at a summer resort.

  43. Michelle Roy says:

    I’ve had a friend take me geocaching once but the cost of the unit has unfortunately kept me from pursuing the hobby. I hope I win! Thanks for the chance.

  44. Dawn Marley says:

    I have been geocaching for over a year now. Most of my family does it. I have found some pretty interesting caches and have my own hidden. Although I have been caching with my kids for over a year now, I don’t own a GPS (use my parents when we go without them).

  45. I have never been Would like to try

  46. I have never tried it but it looks fun.

  47. I have done 2 geo caches. We really like it but we can only do it when my parents want to go because they have a GPS

  48. Debbie Petch says:

    I never had but I heard a lot about them!

  49. I never have but have always wanted to!

  50. I have never done them but my son enjoys it.

  51. Angie Andrews says:

    no I have never been on a geo-cache

  52. Found one by accident before; very cool!

  53. Never been on a geocache yet

  54. Nena Sinclair says:

    I’ve never been on a geo-cache before but I’m very interested in doing so!

  55. This is totally new to me.

  56. Yes, we have gone geocaching with our children before and found a lot of interesting things. The best one we found was a tiny metal tube stuck with a magnet to the back of a metal parking barrier in a busy location. It had a tiny rolled up paper inside for leaving your information.

  57. I’ve been, but it was more about spending time with friends than about the cache itself.

  58. Michelle B says:

    I have never been geocacheing but my son has asked so this would be a great prize!

  59. never been but my hubby would use this for hunting and hiking

  60. haven’t done as yet but plan to

  61. I have never been geo-caching before but I think I would enjoy it.

  62. julie_bolduc says:

    never heard of this before

  63. I’ve never been Geo-caching before, but would love to go.
    Thanks.

  64. No I haven’t

  65. We haven’t been geocaching yet

  66. OMG I hear so much about geocashing !! me and my family would love to use this in alberta !! so much family fun xoxo Happy Holidays

  67. I have but haven’t found anything interesting!

  68. Sumit Atre says:

    I haven`t but I have heard of it and heard some people found random things. This would be cool.

  69. We love geocaching! My son loves the trinkets he finds – but the most interesting thing for me are the beautiful views and trails you take to find the cache

  70. Patrick Armstrong says:

    Never tried it!

  71. I’ve never been on one, but I think it would be fun!

  72. Jennifer L. says:

    I’ve never tried it but I think my son and I would love it.

  73. Kristi Renout says:

    Never done it, but I think my kids and I would love it!

  74. No I haven’t done that before.

  75. Jacquie Hess says:

    I have geocached but have not found anything interesting

  76. I have never been on it

  77. Angela Mitchell says:

    I have never been on a Geo Cache before but it sounds really fun.

  78. I have never been.

  79. Leanne Renouf says:

    always wanted to

  80. I have never been on a geo-cache but it’s certainly something I’m interested in trying.

  81. Nope never done it

  82. lornar couponer says:

    never did but sounds like fun

  83. jennifer lane says:

    Never done it before!

  84. I did some geocaching when I was in University 10+ years ago so to be honest I can’t recall what we ever found. Would love to start doing it with my family now.

  85. Never but it sounds like fun

  86. Jo Ann Moffatt says:

    I have never been on geo-cache before ( I had actually never heard about it til now) but I would love to try it!

  87. Shannon E. says:

    Lots of family fun to be had :)

  88. Kathy Reitlo says:

    I have not been geo-cacheing before, but it looks like it would be fun to do with grandkids.

  89. never heard about this before but it sounds like a lot of fun!

  90. i have tried it but havent found anything!

  91. I haven’t but I have always wanted to try.

  92. We did geocaching one summer and had a lot of fun doing it. It was just my husband and I then, but now we have a toddler who would also enjoy it!

  93. Judy Williams says:

    I have never been geo caching but would love to try it!

  94. I’ve never been on Geo-Cache before :(

  95. Katherine Williams says:

    I have never geo-cached before!

  96. Lori Bazan says:

    I’ve never been on a geo-cache but would love to try this adventure!

  97. I’ve been geocaching for over 5 years now and it has become our favorite way to spend time….at least from April until October. We have 2 GPS’s now but often take grandchildren with us so another one would sure come in handy.

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